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Should they get rid of the 'Normal' type altogether?

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2 years ago#1
All those pokemon that are solely Normal type could assimilate into other types, or even maybe have a few new types created.

Make it so there is no middle ground.
There is no 'Normal'.

Take a stance GameFreak....
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2 years ago#2
So Chansey, Blissey, etc, are what type exactly?
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2 years ago#3
I just think Normal shouldn't have any weaknesses and make a Light type that is weak to Dark only, while Dark is weak to Light.
2 years ago#4
From: Cpt_Calamity | #002
So Chansey, Blissey, etc, are what type exactly?

inb4lighttype
2 years ago#5
No.
2 years ago#6
Yeah, make Normal have no weaknesses, just like it doesn't hit anything for 2x.

Though Blissey would be uber material if this happened.
2 years ago#7
...no?
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2 years ago#8
Uh. No.
Normal type is awesome.
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2 years ago#9
overmaxx posted...
Yeah, make Normal have no weaknesses, just like it doesn't hit anything for 2x.

Though Blissey would be uber material if this happened.


That's what I think, because it doesn't make sense that Normal is weak to Fighting. If there is a meaning behind this, then please explain. If a hero (Fighting) takes on evil (Dark), that makes sense. But hero attacks Normal/civilian, then that's evil as well.
2 years ago#10
Mesmeril posted...
overmaxx posted...
Yeah, make Normal have no weaknesses, just like it doesn't hit anything for 2x.

Though Blissey would be uber material if this happened.


That's what I think, because it doesn't make sense that Normal is weak to Fighting. If there is a meaning behind this, then please explain. If a hero (Fighting) takes on evil (Dark), that makes sense. But hero attacks Normal/civilian, then that's evil as well.


I'd say that it's the difference between a normal, every day person against a trained martial artist. If you got into a fight with a black belt, chances are that you would get your arse kicked and get it kicked quickly.

From a design perspective it's because a pokemon with no weaknesses is much more game breaking than a type no one is weak to.
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